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"We must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right to work'.  It is a law to rob us our civil rights & job rights."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

"Nothing will work unless you do."
John Wooden

 

"Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way."  
Abraham Lincoln

 

   

 

Bills in 2014 MN Legislature of Special Attention for MSEA Members

 

 Anti-Bullying. HF 826, SF 783

Raise The Wage, HF 92

 

  • 4/10:  Calls for minimum wage increase heard at the state Capitol.  Read more.

 

 

Raise The Wage News

Raise The Wage Videos
  • 4/9:  Governor Dayton to sign anti-bullying bill after long House debate.  Read more.
  • 3/13:  Bullying bill clears Senate Committee.  Read more.
  • 1/13:  Bill would strengthen state's anti-bullying law.  Click here to read about it.
  • 3/5:  Indexing Minnesota’s minimum wage for inflation a divisive issue for DFL legislators.  Read more.
  • 2/28:  Workers call for action as legislators debate minimum wage increase
  • 2/17:  Analysis: Raising the minimum wage would boost Minnesota’s economy
  • 1/28:  Minimum-wage primer: How Minnesota fell behind Wisconsin and other Midwest states
  • 1/24:  New report provides profile of minimum wage workforce.  Click here to read about it.
  • 1/24:  Raising Minnesota's minimum wage: Washington state shows one way. Read more.
  • 3/24:  Video: Myth and reality about the minimum wage and its effect on the workforce
  • 3/21:  Video: Myth and reality about minimum wage workers
  • 3/6:  Flashmob highlights need to raise minimum wage.
  • 2/28:  Legislators vow quick action to raise minimum wage
  • 2/26: VideoMinnesota Raise the Wage Rally, February 25, 2014
  • 2/24:  Video: Myth and reality about the minimum wage and education
  • 2/21:  Video: Myth and reality about minimum wage workers
  • 2/17:  Video: Myth and reality about the minimum wage and Minnesota's economy
  • 2/10:  Video: Myth and reality about the minimum wage and women
  • 2/3:  Video: Exposing the myths about the minimum wage
 

March, 2014 News

  • 3/24:  Social media political pratfalls: Can state policies reduce the damage?  Click here to read more.
  • 3/16:  Are tax cuts and minimum wage bill being held hostage for Senate Office Building?  Read more.
  • 3/10:  American blue-collar workers disappear — from Congress
  • 3/10:  Raising income will improve health, new report says.  Click here to read about it.
  • 3/6:  Tuesday Talk: Can Union Bargaining Power Improve Communities?
  • 3/5:  Untax the rich? Dayton offers different tone this year with gift, estate tax proposals
  • 3/5:  Labor leaders urge caution in handling state surplus.  Read more.

News Highlights From 2014

Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage - See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/gov-dayton-says-hed-settle-950-minimum-wage#sthash.84tJivsr.dpufGO
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

- See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/gov-dayton-says-hed-settle-950-minimum-wage#sthash.84tJivsr.dpuf
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:53pm
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Gov. Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

- See more at: http://www.wctrib.com/content/gov-dayton-says-hed-settle-950-minimum-wage#sthash.84tJivsr.dpuf
 

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